Industry News


March 26, 2024

The New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA) is now the New England Sports Field Management Association (NE-SFMA). NE-SFMA also launched a new golf tournament, created in memory of longtime member

2024 Rising Star Awards nomination deadline March 29

March 19, 2024

The deadline for 2024 Rising Star Award nominations is just around the corner on March 29. Rules for the Rising Star Awards can be found under the Programs tab on the

Bernhard and Company launches ‘Race across the World’

March 19, 2024

Bernhard and Company launched a new company-wide challenge to raise funds for Crohn’s and Colitis UK, by taking on the ‘Race across the World’, in March, April and May. The Race

Penn State Extension to offer pruning workshop

March 15, 2024

Penn State Extension will be offering pruning workshops at three locations in late March and early April. The locations will be: Luzerne County: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 20, at Penn State’s Wilkes-Barre

New recruits join GMA Young Board of Directors

March 12, 2024

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) Young Board of Directors has recruited four new young sports field managers to its ranks. The new additions will add fresh energy to the Young

Texas A&M turfgrass program set for March 22

March 12, 2024

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a turfgrass management program for professionals on March 22 in New Braunfels. The program, presented by Texas A&M’s Department of Soil and Crop

Bobcat, NRPA award $250K in grants to develop green spaces

March 12, 2024

Bobcat Company and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) are celebrating the culmination of their 2023 partnership grant to create sustainable community park and recreation areas. Through this partnership,

SFMA Student Challenge

March 5, 2024

The SFMA Student Challenge featured students from 2-year and 4-year colleges and universities throughout the country competing in an exam that challenges knowledge in the sports field management industry. The

NRPA launches new initiative for youth in parks and rec

March 5, 2024

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) launched a new initiative dedicated to developing a Workforce Development Framework for local park and recreation agencies. Funding for this three-year program (grant